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Caring For Dogs After Surgery

Caring For Dogs After Surgery

After your dog's surgical procedure, you can play an important role in helping them to fully recover. Proper post-op care is essential to help them get back to their daily life as soon as possible. Today, our Newtown vets share some advice on caring for your dog after surgery.

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Why Does My Dog Keep Eating Everything?

Why Does My Dog Keep Eating Everything?

From toys to grass, feces, and roadkill... some dogs will eat anything. If your dog eats things they shouldn't, there may be a good reason to be concerned. Today our Newtown vets look at why some dogs eat inappropriate things and provide tips on how to stop this problematic behavior.

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Surgical Treatment Of ACL Tears In Dogs

Surgical Treatment Of ACL Tears In Dogs

A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL), often called their ACL or 'cruciate', is the connective tissue that joins the shin bone to the thigh bone and can become painfully injured or torn. Today, our Newtown vets explain some of the surgeries used to treat a torn ACL in dogs.

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Laryngitis In Cats

Laryngitis In Cats

Is your cat's meow sounding raspy or squeaky? Or can your feline friend not meow at all? They may have cat laryngitis, a condition that can be due to a number of reasons. Here, our Newtown veterinary team explains cat laryngitis symptoms, causes, and treatments.

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Why Is My Dog Limping?

Why Is My Dog Limping?

Limping is a common reason that our Newtown emergency vets see dogs at our animal hospital. Today our Newtown veterinarians discuss the causes of limping in dogs, what you can do to help your limping dog, and when it's time to see a vet.

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Leptospirosis in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Leptospirosis in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Leptospirosis is a disease found in a wide variety of places all over the world, and although typically seen in dogs it can also be transmitted to their loving owners. Our Newtown vets are here to discuss the symptoms of leptospirosis, and tips to protect your pet.

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Yeast Dermatitis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Yeast Dermatitis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Our Newtown Veterinary Specialists vets see their fair share of dogs with yeast dermatitis, which causes skin that is irritated, itchy, or flaky. Learn more from our Newtown vets about the signs, causes and treatments for yeast infections in dogs.

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What Does Ringworm In Dogs Look Like?

What Does Ringworm In Dogs Look Like?

Despite the name, ringworm is actually a fungus. Comparable to athlete's foot, ringworm can infect the skin of any animal – including your dog. Today, our Newtown vets discuss ringworm in dogs and what it looks like.

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What Is Hyperpigmentation in Dogs?

What Is Hyperpigmentation in Dogs?

If you've noticed changes in your dog's skin's color and texture, this may be a case of hyperpigmentation. While it is not a disease, it can be indicative of certain conditions. Learn more in today's blog as our vets talk about symptoms, causes, and treatments for hyperpigmentation in dogs.

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Cat Skin Allergies

Cat Skin Allergies

Like their humans, cats can experience the discomfort of itchy and irritating skin allergies. If your cat is itching and scratching uncontrollably, it's time for a trip to the vet. Today, our Newtown vets explain the causes of cat skin allergies and what you can do to help your cat feel better.

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